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Kate Bailey

Kate Bailey

Senior Curator and Producer

Kate Bailey is a Senior Curator and Producer at the V&A.

Kate has recently curated Alice: Curiouser and Curiouser, due to open at the V&A in May 2021 and Opera: Passion, Power and Politics a major international touring exhibition which opened at the V&A in September 2017. The Opera exhibition, described by the Guardian as ‘a game-changing spectacular show’ was the first in the V&A’s new 1100 sq m Sainsbury Gallery.

Kate has edited the accompanying publication for both exhibitions. Kate’s portfolio of work includes the recent VR experience – Curious Alice and a range of exhibitions on Scenography, Design and Music. Recent V&A exhibitions include Russian Avant Garde Theatre: War, Revolution and Design (2014); Glastonbury Land and Legend (2015); Music Hall: Sickert and the Three Graces (2013); Space and Light: Edward Gordon Craig (2010) and the award-winning video installation, Five Truths (2011).

Previous projects include the Big Picture Show at IWM North, and a theatrical installation at Leighton House Museum. Kate studied History of Art at Warwick UniversityMuseumNext Digital Exhibitions Summit.

MuseumNext Digital Exhibitions Summit
Monday, 6 December 2021

A Digital Wonderland: Curating ‘Alice: Curiouser and Curiouser’
Hear from Lead Curator Kate Bailey and Assistant Curator Harriet Reed about how they approached digital technologies in the curation and installation of the V&A exhibition ‘Alice: Curiouser and Curiouser’.

Find the full schedule here

Kate Bailey